LONDON, UK, Nov. 8, 2023 – FM Global has announced that Hannah Witzel, Operations Senior Vice President, Operations Manager in Frankfurt, was honoured at the Business Insurance Women to Watch EMEA event in London on 7th November.

The programme, which is now in its 18th year, recognises female executives working in risk management, insurance and related fields. The winners are celebrated for their accomplishments, expertise, leadership and future potential.

After completing her BA in business economics, Hannah entered FM Global’s claims department and went on to pursue an engineering degree while working full time. In April 2023, after serving in a number of roles in the company, Hannah was named Operations Manager in Germany. She is the first woman to serve as an Operations Manager for FM Global in EMEA. In her current role, Hannah oversees the day-to-day operations of the company in Germany, making strategic decisions and driving the implementation of business plans.

“FM Global is renowned for exceptional risk management and risk transfer services,” said Hannah Witzel. “For my teams and I, ensuring we maximise the value clients receive is at the centre of our strategy. We are commited to proactively helping our clients engineer resilience into every corner of their operations, which our ‘Resilience on Tour Experience’ brings to life so successfully.   

“All of us are dedicated to promoting diversity and empowering professional women. We are just at the start of this vital journey, but we are proud of the contributions we are making to the growth and development of female professionals within the company and the industry.”


About FM Global

Established nearly two centuries ago, FM Global is a mutual insurance company whose capital, scientific research capability and engineering expertise are solely dedicated to property risk management and the resilience of its policyholder-owners. These owners, who share the belief that the majority of property loss is preventable, represent many of the world’s largest organisations, including one of every four Fortune 500 companies. They work with FM Global to better understand the hazards that can impact their business continuity in order to make cost-effective risk management decisions, combining property loss prevention with insurance protection.